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McDonalds, Wal-Mart Settle Slip and Fall Lawsuit

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A judgment has been entered in a slip and fall lawsuit filedagainst a Texas Wal-Mart and McDonalds.

According to court documents, a final judgment was enteredin a premises liability lawsuit filed against Wal-Mart and McDonalds by CherylGilpatrick. The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed.

The slip and fall lawsuit was filed by Gilpatrick on August9, 2010 in Jefferson County District Court. The lawsuit claims Gilpatrick wasshopping at the Orange, Texas Wal-Mart on April 1, 2010 when she slipped on apuddle of soda near the soda bin outside of the McDonald’s restaurant insideWal-Mart.

“According to the witnesses at the scene, several of theWal-Mart employees were working in the area at the time and at least one ofthem made comments that she actually saw a customer spilling soda out of thecup while walking away from the coke bin,” the lawsuit says. “However, none ofthe Wal-Mart employees took action to either promptly clean up the spill, warncustomers about the spill, cordon off or barricade the area and/or perform anyof the required preventative actions before the Plaintiff slipped and fell onit.”

Gilpatrick was seeking compensation for lost wages,impairment, and medical expenses.

If you need assistance with a similar premises liabilitylawsuit, please contact an Appleton Slip and Fall Lawyer of Habush Habush &Rottier, S.C., at 800-242-2874.